Mary II of England Timeline

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  • 30 Apr 1662
    Future Mary II of England is born at St. James’ Palace.
  • 4 Nov 1677
    Princess Mary (future Mary II of England) marries William, Prince of Orange.
  • 30 Jun 1688
    A group of seven prominent Protestants invite William of Orange to become king of England.
  • 1689 - 1694
    Reign of Mary II of England (ruled jointly with William III).
  • 13 Feb 1689
    Parliament formally decrees the new joint monarchs of William III of England and Mary II of England.
  • 11 May 1689
    William III of England and Mary II of England jointly accept the Scottish crown.
  • 16 Dec 1689
    Parliament issues a Bill of Rights, which establishes a constituional monarchy in England, Scotland, and Ireland.
  • 28 Dec 1694
    Mary II of England dies in Kensington Palace.
  • 1697
    The Civil List Act, which sets the funds available to the British monarchy.